Thermal Resistance of Particle Laden Polymeric Thermal Interface Materials

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Ravi S. Prasher, Jim Shipley, Suzana Prstic, Paul Koning, Jin-lin Wang

Ch5-157, Intel Corporation, 5000 W. Chandler Blvd., Chandler, AZ 85226-3699

J. Heat Transfer 125(6), 1170-1177 (Nov 19, 2003) (8 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1621893 History: Received December 23, 2002; Revised June 27, 2003; Online November 19, 2003
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Schematic of various resistance components of a TIM
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Viscosity versus strain rate for silicone A
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Viscosity versus shear stress to obtain yield stress of silicone A
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Experimental apparatus for the measurement of BLT and k
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BLT versus pressure for silicone A
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BLT versus p/τy for various TIM
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Thermal conductivity of silicone A sample
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Modeling results of thermal resistance versus particle volume fraction
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Experimental results for resistance versus particle volume fraction




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